4 Strings are a group of professional musicians based in the Midlands, providing music for every occasion. All members have studied at internationally renowned institutions such as the Royal Northern College of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire, have been finalists and semi finalists in a number of competitions and are regularly performing as chamber musicians, soloists and orchestral players. Their interests and tastes in music are wide spread and varied and their repertoire is therefore extensive, ranging from early baroque music, over classical and romantic repertoire to modern pop songs and evergreens.
They have many years of experience when it comes to providing entertainment. Whether it's the most special day of your life such as your wedding or a private celebration, or a corporate event or a dinner party, they are the perfect choice. They can provide a service completely tailored to the occasion, and preferences ranging from the ensemble type and size (piano duo, string or piano trio, string quartet) they are more than happy to be guided by you and can accommodate any requests – should your choice of piece not be in their repertoire already they can arrange it for you - simply name it! . Alternatively, they can provide support and ideas when choosing the music that would best suit your occasion – with their expertise and knowledge and your ideas and visions your special day will be unforgettable.
Although based in the Midlands they are always happy to travel to (almost) any location. They can be ready to play 30 min prior to your event to set the scene for any arriving guests. Normal attire is black evening wear; however they can accommodate ball dresses, period costumes or fancy dress upon request.
Short sample list of popular pieces and songs which are often requested
Classical: Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Mozart - Rondo alla turca, Schubert - Ave Maria, Schubert - Moment Musicale, Beethoven - Ode to Joy
Baroque: Bach - Brandenburg Concertos. Bach - Jesu Joy, Bach - Sleeper's awake, Pachelbel - Canon. Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Handel - Water Music, Fireworks Music, Vivaldi - Four Seasons
Romantic: Dvorak - Humoresque, Schumann - Traumerei, Mendelssohn - Wedding March, Elgar - Salut d'amour, Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite
Traditional: Greensleves, Oh sole mio, Moon river, Londonderry Air, Gigues/Hornpipes/Reels
Pop/Classics: Snow Patrol , Beyonce, The Beatles, West Side Story, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin
Ensemble choices - Solo, Duo, Trio or Quartet
1 x 60 mins
2 x 60 mins
3 x 60 mins
They are happy to tailor the performance length to suit your requirements